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potato salad skewers with herbal pesto topping

by Jackie Newgent  |  April 20, 2020  |  0 Comments
One food that I seem to have no problem finding these days is potatoes. How about you? As a potato lover, I’m so cool with this! But I wanted to add some excitement to my usual potato preparations of mashed potatoes, hash browns, and roasted potatoes. That’s how these potato salad skewers with herbal pesto topping were born.
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hasselback sweet potatoes with fresh chimichurri sauce

by Jackie Newgent  |  April 10, 2020  |  0 Comments
It was a treat to (virtually) host an awesome dietetic intern (Rachel Murray) from University of Virginia this spring. For part of her internship experience, I requested that she develop a plant-based recipe based on something that inspires her. Here’s her delightful creation–and the story behind it. (HINT! I made a meal of it by simply pairing her Hasselback sweet potato alongside a cup of black bean soup. Sooo good!)
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asian-style cold tahini soba noodles

by Jackie Newgent  |  February 14, 2020  |  0 Comments
If it’s a day that ends in “y,” you’ll want these Asian-Style Cold Tahini Noodles ready for slurping up with chopsticks (or eating with a fork, if you must)! The bowl of goodness is flavorful, filling, and fully plant-based. And it’s a delightful way to get some veggies!
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savory oatmeal with greens, pumpkin seed “tofu” & tart cherry reduction

by Jackie Newgent  |  October 24, 2019  |  0 Comments
This is how I like to start my Saturdays … with a comforting bowl of savory oatmeal. And this one is loaded with goodness (hello anti-inflammatory ingredients!). It has a few steps … but you can quickly cook up the “tofu” and tart cherry reduction while the oatmeal is simmering. So, it’s simpler than it may seem.
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seasonal cherry tomato hummus bowl

by Jackie Newgent  |  September 22, 2019  |  0 Comments
I’ve been busy, busy, busy lately. I’m sure you can relate. I know for some folks that might mean getting take-out. For me, it means lots of hummus bowls. Basically, that’s hummus topped with whatever you have on hand that you think might taste good with hummus! I always call this concept a “bowl,” but I’ll serve it on a plate if I don’t have that much to top it with. This seasonal cherry tomato hummus bowl is one of those such “bowls” … and a super easy one at that.
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